Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo
Bookmark (persistent url): https://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/objects-1/info/657
Bobby De Rue
140 x 99 mm (5.5 x 3.9 in.)
Medium and Support:
Gelatin silver print
Inscribed in typeset label, lower center: “Bobby De Rue. The Inimitable Comedian A Satan for the Blues”; embossed on mat, lower right: “Soll” […illegible]
Provenance / Collectors' Marks:
Purchased by the donors from a secondhand store in Bridgeport, CT; possibly collected by owner or manager W.P. Heuritze of the Roanoke Theater (location presently untraced), or by several managers or theaters.
See object file for research on the collection by Laura Plageman (B.A. Wesleyan 1999) and Erika Greene (B.A. Wesleyan 1988).
Gift of Ina and Philip S. Trager (BA Wesleyan 1956, DFA 2008), 1981